Mega Millions numbers announced for estimated $548 million jackpot

Mega Millions numbers announced for estimated $548 million jackpot

Friday's winning numbers numbers were 4-24-46-61-70 and a Mega Ball of 7. No one has won since July.

The estimated $654 million total is the second-highest in the game's history.

A Mega Millions $548 million jackpot awaits lottery players when numbers are drawn for Friday night.

The jackpot is the third-largest in the game's history and the odds of winning are 302,000,000 to one.

Florida resident surveys 'total devastation' from Hurricane Michael
Pine trees were stripped and snapped off about 20 feet high. "She was 11 years old, but she liked to have fun like a 5-year-old". Michael was the most intense hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle since record keeping began in 1851. "There's flooding.

Seeded Svitolina reached Hong Kong Open quarters
Svitolina looked in ominous form Thursday as she brushed aside Japan s Nao Hibino for the loss of just three games. In the 1/4 final, Svitolina will play against Chinese women Wang Qiang, which level is far superior to hibino.

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US
One elderly man is known to have died in the town where the storm made landfall, his body found hundreds of yards from his home. The third-strongest storm in recorded history hit the USA mainland yesterday at 2pm (6pm BST) and battered northwest Florida.

Mega Millions' record haul was a $656 million jackpot shared by people in three states in 2012.

There was no victor for Mega Millions' Friday jackpot, pushing Tuesday's jackpot to $654 million. Most winners opt for cash, which for Friday night's drawing would be an estimated $309 million.

The biggest prize won on a single ticket was for $543 million. The current Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $314 million.

The Mega Millions jackpot is approaching $470 million. The odds of winning are about 300 million-to-1.

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